Multiple sources informed Yahoo! Sports that free agent outfielder
Choo wanted an offer similar to that received by outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who signed a seven-year, $153 million deal with the Yankees.
The Yankees did not confirm whether they made an offer to Choo.
ESPN.com reports that
Scheppers told ESPN.com he prefers starting to the setup role he occupied in 2013, but he would most prefer to serve as the team's closer.
According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, interest in free agent starting pitcher
The Twins, Rangers, Angels and Diamondbacks are among the teams to recently express an interest in signing the 30-year-old.
SB Nation reports that the
Ibanez, who figures to slot in as the Angels' designated hitter, hit. 242 with 29 home runs and 65 RBI for the Mariners last season.
Below spent his entire career in the Tigers organization before he was claimed by the Marlins early last season. He made two appearances for Miami before signing to pitch in Korea in midseason.
Likely to be handed the setup role for the Padres, Benoit served as the closer for the Tigers for most of the 2013 season, recording 24 saves with a 2.01 ERA.
ESPN Deportes reports that the
Gutierrez is set to return for his sixth season with the Mariners, for whom he has played 478 games.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the
The two parties came to an agreement last Thursday.
Also, the Red Sox sold the rights to reliever
Valle played 98 games with Double-A Reading in 2013, batting .203 with 12 home runs and 41 RBI.